Gull Cottage - Private Sand Beach, Pool, Great Location!(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:Ask Manager
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, A/C, Pool, W. Romance, Charm, Swimming & Snorkeling
The living room has varnished mahogany floors, stone walls, mahogany French doors, antique furniture and cathedral ceilings with skylights, which all combine to create a comfortable and stylish living area. An antique armoire contains a cable TV/VCR and a stereo/cassette. There are with 3 sets of wall-mounted speakers including deck speakers. High-speed satellite Internet access is provided.
The ocean front dining room has screened windows on three sides, which give this beautiful room an indoor-outdoor atmosphere. The wooden table seats 6-8, or dine on the deck five steps from the BBQ grill at a table also seating 6-8.
The beautiful kitchen includes stonewalls accented by custom built mahogany cabinets. The appliances include a 4-burner gas stove, dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, garbage disposal, blender, coffeemaker, anodized commercial cookware and quality dinnerware. A gas BBQ grill, telephone and washer/dryer are also provided.
The three air-conditioned bedrooms were designed to insure lovely views and maximum privacy. The romantic French countryside master bedroom on the west has a beautiful view of the harbor from the antique bed. A large private office/study with a 9' mahogany desk and a futon couch adjoins the west bedroom and can serve as a fourth bedroom for kids. The master bedroom on the east continues the French theme with handsome stonewalls, antiques and a queen wicker bed. The guest bedroom (twins) on the upper level is accessed by exterior stairs, has a private deck and is loved by older children. Each bedroom has a private tiled bath and the two lower baths have gorgeous hand cut stone showers trimmed in mahogany.
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Member since: 2010
- 2 story
- 2200 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 7
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- The home includes beach towels, beach chairs and a cooler.
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Duty Free Shops
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
In Season (2-6 person rate)
Jan 7 - Apr 14, 2017
7 night min stay
Off Season (2-6 person)
Apr 15 - Dec 15, 2017
7 night min stay
Dec 16 - Jan 5, 2018
7 night min stay
In Season (2-6 person rate)
Jan 6 - Apr 13, 2018
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 17.5%
WEEKLY RENTAL RATES BASED ON # OF PEOPLE PER SEASON:
$5210/wk for 2 -6 people
Christmas/New Years $6232/wk 2-6
$3115/wk 2-6 2013
Thanksgiving - Off Season Rates Apply
$500 Damage Deposit
12.5% Hotel Tax/ 5% Service Charge
50% is due within 7 days of booking, final payment is due 60 days prior to arrival. For Christmas/New Years bookings- final payment is due 120 days prior to arrival.
Once Caribbean Villas has received your deposit, if you cancel/change your reservation 120 days or more prior to arrival, there is a 20% penalty off the total room charge. If you cancel/change your reservation 60-120 days prior to arrival, there is a 50% penalty off the total room charge. If you cancel/change within 60 days of arrival, there is a 100% penalty off the total room charge. Christmas/New Years and President weeks are non-refundable.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Year Purchased: 2007
About: We’re from Florida, so unlike so many of our fellow homeowners on St. John we didn’t come here to get away from the cold and cruel miseries of a long winter. We came to St John on a vacation and we quickly realized that this is a unique and fascinating island like no other place we’ve ever been. From there it was just a matter of time before we decided that St. John would be a wonderful place to own a vacation home. We did a bit of shopping around looking at other homes, and then we looked at Gull and it was love at first sight, and our search was over. For additional questions on our beautiful home please call our representatives at Caribbean Villas of St John. Their sales office is located in the states and if you would like to speak with a "live" person (M-F, 9-5 EST), give them a call! They are ready to answer your questions and make your reservation. 800 338-0987 and 207 510-6300. Once you arrive on St John, their local office staff will meet you and will be your on island hosts, ready to assist you in any way they can!
Why Estate Chocolate Hole and Great Cruz Bay, Saint John, USVI:
Before we bought Gull we sat on the deck and just absorbed the sights and sounds of the harbor and were fascinated by this harbor side location. We love being at the water’s edge, and whether you swim, snorkel, kayak or paddleboard, this house offers a great location for all water sports enthusiasts. But if you never go in the water, there’s still something very special and relaxing about looking at boats floating peacefully on the water a few feet in front of you. The soft, romantic and island elegant atmosphere of this home also captured us. It really has a warmth and appeal that reminds us of homes in the French countryside, yet the harbor side location and the beach out front gives it a distinctly island flavor.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Having a small beach in your front yard gives Gull a unique quality that only a few homes on St. John possess. The small tiled sitting area on the beach wall is definitely a unique feature, and for morning coffee or evening sunsets it is our favorite place to sit and relax. Access to the deep water anchorages of Great Cruz Bay allows you to add boating activities to your vacation. We’ve read guest comments about being picked up from the wall and being whisked away for a day of fun on the water. Gull is one of very few homes with a spacious and comfortable home office. If you need to bring some work while you’re on vacation, you’ll love Gull’s big, private and comfortable office, equipped with high-speed satellite access. The sounds, sights and sweet aroma of the sea just outside your windows also creates an ultra romantic ambiance that is ideal for honeymooners and lovers, but this house is also perfect for families with kids.
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The upper deck is a great place to catch a beautiful Caribbean sunset
Sitting on this delightful deck is like being on a boat in the harbor, except it doesn’t rock
The view from the pool
Gull, viewed from the harbor
Another view of the living room
The dining room has a lovely atmosphere with screened windows on 3 sides
This view looks from the dining room into the kitchen and living room
This is your first view of Gull as you come down the driveway
The west master bedroom has stone walls accented by mahogany trim
The 3rd exterior bedroom can be set up as twins or as a king
The upper bedroom also has its own private sun deck
The view from the upper deck of the twins bedroom
Gull Cottage has a small private beach, with snorkeling only a few steps away
The view from the wall deck, looking toward the beach at the head of the harbor and the Westin Resort
Pretty as a picture, this is what Gull looks like from the seawall
Rich mahogany floors and stone walls create a classic Caribbean living room
Your first view as you enter Gull
The deck is also a great place to dine
The kitchen has a great view and a pass through to the dining room
The pillow view from the west master bedroom is a lovely morning wake up
The east bedroom bath, with the stone shower showing in the mirror
Another view of the 3rd bedroom
Upper deck sunset view
A spectacular winter sunset at Gull Cottage
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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